Curriculum Vitae

Corinne Valdivia

 

 

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Department of Agricultural Economics      

University of Missouri-Columbia                                                                                  

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Citizenship

US

 

Education

 

PhD Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri-Columbia (MU)                 1990   

MS Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri-Columbia (MU)                  1983

BS Economics, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina Peru (UNALM)                     1978

 

 

Current Position

 

Research Associate Professor (since 2001), Department of Agricultural Economics, Social Sciences Unit, University of Missouri-Columbia (MU).  Research on the economics of sustainable development, vulnerability and security; graduate advising and teaching on international development and policy. 

Associate Director (since 2000), International Agriculture Programs, College of Agriculture Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) MU.

Director of the Graduate Interdisciplinary Minor in International Development (since 1999), The Graduate School, MU.

 

Positions Held

 

Research Assistant Professor (1991-2001), Department of Agricultural Economics, MU.

Post Doctoral Researcher (1990-1991), Center for International Trade Expansion, MU.

Graduate Research Assistant (1986-1990), Department of Agricultural Economics, MU.

Assistant and Associate Professor (1983-1986), Department of Economics and Planning, UNALM, Lima Peru.

Graduate Research Assistant (1981-1982), Departments of Rural Sociology and Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri Columbia.

Lecturer (1978-1980, 1983) UNALM, Lima, Peru.

 

 

Professional Expertise

                                     

Research themes and methods

·          Sustainable livelihoods, livelihood strategies and household economic portfolios in rural development in Latin America East Africa and the USA.

·          The economics of coping and adaptation to climate variability. The economics of risk in agriculture and rural communities of developing countries.  Household and intrahousehold economics.  Gender analysis.

·          Social dimensions of development: networks, social capital, local knowledge and access to information. Collective action in management of resources and technology adoption.

·          Social science methods for assessment of agricultural research. Ex-ante and ex-post impact evaluation.

·          Interdisciplinary research that integrate biophysical and socioeconomic approaches to evaluation of household strategies in agropastoral and crop-livestock systems.

·          Qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. Survey design methods.

·          Micro and macro models for policy analysis.

 

 

Capacity Building/Outreach

·          Strengthening social sciences research for development in national agricultural research institutions.  (Kenya, Bolivia, Peru, Uganda)

·          Evaluation methods (ex-ante and ex-post) for investments in research, and for research priority setting.  (Indonesia,  Kenya, USA)

·          Collaborative research and development activities with international and developing country institutions. (Bolivia, Peru, Mexico, Kenya, Indonesia)

 

Teaching and Advising

·          Undergraduate courses in World Agriculture and Food Systems; International Agricultural Development.

·          Graduate teaching in International Agriculture Development Policies, Trade, and  Peasant Household Economics.

·          Advisor doctoral, masters, and undergraduate thesis projects.

·          Graduate Interdisciplinary Minor in International Development.

 

 

Major Research Projects

 

1999-2003   Lead PI Project “Climate Variability and Household Welfare in the Andes: Farmer Adaptation and Use of Weather Forecasts in Decision Making.” National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA. Andean communities of Peru and Bolivia.

1998-9; 2001-4  CoPI Social Sciences “A Flood Plain Analysis of Agroforestry’s Physical, Biological, Ecological, Economics, and Social Benefits in Missouri” CAF, MU.

1996-2000   Principal Investigator “Women Leaders in Rural Development Mexico.” MIAC and the Gender Area of Colegio de Postgraduados, Ford Foundation, Mexico.

1995- 1997  Principal Investigator, Social Sciences Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program. Kenya and Bolivia (since 1994).

1991 - 1993  Co-Investigator Sociology and Economics, Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program.  Bolivia and Indonesia.

 

Other Professional Activities

    

2003  Client-Oriented Agricultural Research and Dissemination Project in Uganda. Lessons Learnt External Evaluation Panel, for Agrisystems Ltd.  External evaluation funded by the Department of International Development.

     Theme Co-Chair, Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors) in Missouri 2004: Gateway to a New Community. A Latino/as in Missouri conference, St Louis, MO. March 2004.  

     Organizing Committee, Cambio de Colores in Missouri 2003: Urban and Rural Communities, Kansas City, MO. March 2003.

2002    External Evaluation Panel Review Member of Collective Action and Property Rights Initiative of the CGIAR. FAO.

         Co-Chair Cambio de Colores in Missouri: A Call to Action. Conference of Stakeholders on Immigration of Latino/as to the Midwest.  Columbia, MO.  March 13-15.

            Sustainable livelihoods, household economic portfolios and climate variability training at Advanced Training Institute on Climate Variability and Food Security. Intl. Research Institute for Climate Prediction. Palisades New York. July.  Mentor START Project  G. Baigorria, "Early Climate Warning to the Andean Farmers: Linking Seasonal Forecast Information to Integrated GIS & Biophysical Models." Completed 2003.

1998- 1999  Technical Advisor, Social and Economic Dimensions of Farming Systems Research Evaluation in Kenya.  Department for International Development, UK

1997- 1999 Technical Advisor, Institutional Strengthening Social Sciences Research, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute; Monitoring and Evaluation; Gender Analysis.  NARP II. USAID short course quantitative methods for social sciences research in agriculture, Kenya.

1996    Organizer, “Participatory Planning by Objectives in East Africa for the Regionalization of the Small Ruminant CRSP Dual Purpose Goat Component.” Participating National Agricultural Research Organizations from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and International Centers. KARI, Nairobi.

1994    Short course on Social Sciences for Agriculture, Impact Assessment, and Research Priority Setting in Kenya.  National Agricultural Research Project NARP II, USAID.

 

Publications   

 

Journal Articles

 

Raedeke, A., J. J. Green, S. S. Hodge and C. Valdivia. 2003. “Farmers, the Practice of Farming and the Future of Agroforestry: An Application of Bourdieu’s Concepts of Field and Habitus.” Rural Sociology. 68 (1): 64-86.

Valdivia, C. 2001. “Gender, Livestock Assets, Resource Management, and Food Security: Lessons from the SR-CRSP.” Agriculture and Human Values. 18 (1): 27-39.

Valdivia, C. and J. Gilles. 2001. “Gender and Resource Management: Households and Groups, Strategies and Transitions.” Agriculture and Human Values. 18 (1): 5-9.

Valdivia, C. 1999. “Returns to Investments in Small Ruminant Research in Indonesia. The Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program (SR-CRSP) in West Java.” Agricultural Economics 21(1999 ): 41-51.

Valdivia, C., E. Dunn and C. Jetté. 1996. “Diversification as a Risk Management Strategy in an Andean Agropastoral Community.”  American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 78(5) (December):1329-1334.

Ortiz, A., C. Valdivia and F. Gutiérrez. 1987. “Impacto de la SAIS Túpac Amaru en el Desarrollo de la Comunidad Campesina de Canchayllo.” (Impact of SAIS Tupac Amaru on the Development of the Peasant Community of Canchayllo) Análisis.  Universidad Nacional Agraria, La Molina, Perú.

Valdivia, C. and J. Pichihua. 1986. "Proceso de Acumulación de Capital, Desarrollo y Contradicciones Internas del Modelo SAIS en las SAIS de la Sierra Central." (The Process of Capital Accumulation Development and Internal Conflicts of the SAIS Model in the Central Sierra) in Gomez, V., B. Revesz, E. Grillo and R. Montoya (eds).  Perú: El Problema Agrario en Debate. SEPIA I. (Peru: Debate on the Agrarian Problem. SEPIA I)  FOMCIENCIAS, CONCYTEC and CIPCA. Lima, Peru. 443 pp.

 

Books

     

Coppock, D. L. and C. Valdivia (eds). 2001. Sustaining Agropastoralism on the Bolivian Altiplano:  The Case of San Jose Llanga. Rangeland Resources Department, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA. 266 pp.

Valdivia, C. and J. L. Gilles (guest eds). 2001. Special Issue: Gender and Resource Management: Households and Groups, Strategies and Transitions.  Agriculture and Human Values Volume 18, No. 1, Spring. Kluwer Publishers. 119 pp.

Zapata, E. and V. Vázquez (eds). 2001. Women in Higher Education in Mexico the US and the UK. (Género, Feminismo y Educación Superior: Una Visión Internacional.) Colegio de Postgraduados, MIAC, Consejo Británico y ANUIES. Mexico. Edited the English section.

Valdivia, C. (ed). 1992. Sustainable Crop-Livestock Systems for the Bolivian Highlands.

      University of Missouri-Columbia. Columbia, Missouri. 208 pp.

Valdivia, C. 1991. Política Económica y Ganadería Extensiva:  El caso de ovinos y camélidos en el Perú.  University of Missouri-Columbia. Columbia, Missouri. 107 pp.

 

 

Chapters in Books

 

Rastegari, S., C. Valdivia and B. Wells. 2001.  “Women in Higher Education: Social Sciences at  Land Grant Universities in the U.S. Chapter  in Zapata, E. and V. Vázquez (eds) Women in Higher Education in Mexico the US and the UK.  (Género Feminismo y Educación Superior: Una Visión Internacional). Colegio de Postgraduados, MIAC, Consejo Británico y ANUIES. Mexico. pp 133-170.

Coppock, D. L. and C. Valdivia. 2001. “Project objectives and research approach.” Chapter 1 in Coppock, D. L. and C. Valdivia (eds). Sustaining Agropastoralism on the Bolivian Altiplano: The Case of San Jose Llanga. Rangeland Resources Department, Utah State University. Logan, Utah. 266 pp.

Valdivia, C., C. Jetté, L. Markowitz, J. Céspedes, J. de Queiroz, C. Murillo and E. Dunn. 2001.  “Household economy and community dynamics at San José Llanga.” Chapter 4 in Coppock, D. L.  and C. Valdivia (eds). Sustaining Agropastoralism on the Bolivian Altiplano: The Case of San Jose Llanga. Rangeland Resources Department, Utah State University. Logan, Utah. 266 pp.

Valdivia, C. 2001. “Household socioeconomic diversity and coping response to a drought year at San José Llanga.” Chapter 6 in Coppock, D. L. and C. Valdivia (eds). Sustaining Agropastoralism on the Bolivian Altiplano: The Case of San Jose Llanga. Rangeland Resources Department, Utah State University. Logan, Utah.  266 pp.

Markowitz, L. and C. Valdivia.  2001. “Patterns of technology adoption at San José Llanga: Lessons in agricultural change.”  Chapter 7 in Coppock, L. D. and C. Valdivia (eds). Sustaining Agropastoralism on the Bolivian Altiplano: The Case of San Jose Llanga. Rangeland Resources Department, USU. Logan, Utah.  266 pp.

Coppock, D. L., C. Valdivia, J. Yazman, C. Jetté, J. de Queiroz, L. Markowitz and I. M. Ortega. 2001. “Conclusions and Recommendations.” Chapter 8 in Coppock, D. L. and C. Valdivia (eds). Sustaining Agropastoralism on the Bolivian Altiplano: The Case of San Jose Llanga. Rangeland Resources Department, USU. Logan, Utah. 266 pp.

Jurado, J.,  C. Valdivia and J. Pichihua. 1986. "SAIS de la Sierra: Problemas y Alternativas." (SAIS of the Sierra: Problems and Alternatives) in  Figueroa A. and J. Portocarrero (eds). Priorización y desarrollo del sector agrario en el Perú.  (Priorization and Development of the Agrarian Sector in Peru). Fiedrich Ebert Foundation and Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Lima, Peru. 645 pp.

 

 

In Preparation for Journals

 

Valdivia, C. and C. Jetté. Climate Variability and Household Welfare in the Andes (for World Development)

Materer, S. and C. Valdivia. Diversity Through Potatoes: Study of Livelihood Strategies in the Bolivian Altiplano (for Mountain Research and Development).

Valdivia, C., C. Jetté, R. Quiroz and G. Baigorria. Rural Livelihood Typologies of Technology and Policy to Address Adaptation. (for Agricultural Systems)

Valdivia, C. and J. Gilles. Livelihood strategies and networks in responding to climatic variability in the Andes. (for Climatic Research)

Valdivia, C. and R. Quiroz. A quantitative analysis of responding to change in the Andes: climate variability and socioeconomic change. (for Agricultural Economics, the International Journal)

 

Other Peer Reviewed Publications

 

Valdivia C. and R. Quiroz. 2003. “Coping and adapting to increased climate variability in the Andes.”  Selected Paper. American Agricultural Economics Association.  Annual Meetings. Montreal.  July. Available on Ag Econ Search.

Valdivia, C., S. Hodge and A. Raedeke. 2002. “Rural Livelihoods and Agroforestry Practices in the Missouri Flood Plains.” Proceedings of the 17th Symposium of the International Farming Systems Association. Small Farms in an Ever Changing World: Meeting the challenges of sustainable livelihoods and food security in diverse rural communities. Nov. 17-20. Lake Buena Vista, Florida. CD-ROM.

De Haan, N.C., K. Tibbo, E. Kinsey and C. Valdivia. 2002.  “Social Dimensions of goat projects in East Africa.” 7th International conference on Goats. 15-21 May. France. Pp. 507-513.

Valdivia, C., C. Jetté, R. Quiroz, J. Gilles, and S. Materer. 2000.  “Peasant Household Strategies  in the Andes and Potential Users of Climate Forecasts: El Niño of 1997-1998.” American Agricultural Economics Association Selected Papers. July 30- August 2. Tampa, FL. Available on Ag Econ Search.

Valdivia, C., J. L. Gilles, and S.  Materer. 2000. “Climate Variability, A Producer

      Typology and the Use of Forecasts: Experience From Andean Semiarid Small Holder  Producers.” Proceedings of the International Forum on Climate Prediction Agriculture and Development. International Research Institute for Climate Prediction. Palisades, New York. pp. 227-239.

Valdivia, C. and C. Jetté. 1998. “La Diversificación en los Andes: Estrategia de Riesgo o Crecimiento Económico en el Altiplano Central Boliviano.”  Memorias. Tercer Simposio Latinoamericano sobre investigación y extensión en Sistemas Agropecuarios. IESA-AL III. Lima, Peru.  10 pp.  CD-ROM.

Dunn, E., N. Kalaitzandonakes and C. Valdivia. 1996. “Risk and the Impacts  of Microenterprise Services.”  Assessing the Impacts of Microenterprise Services (AIMS). USAID no.  PN‑ABZ‑078. MSI. Washington D.C.

Valdivia, C.  1995. “Policy Impact Assessment in Small Ruminant Production Systems: The Peruvian Case.” Ruiz, M. E.,  C. Seré and H. Li Pun (eds). Animal Production Systems. Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture. San Jose, Costa Rica.  pp. 385-415.

Nolan, M. F., C. Valdivia, S. W. Handayani, and R. Floyd. 1994.  “Agriculture, Population and the Environment:  A Look at Commercialization of Small Ruminant Production in Southeast Asia.”  Subandriyo and R. Gatenby (eds). Strategic Development of Small Ruminant Production in Asia and the Pacific.  University of California, Davis.  pp. 137-155.

Valdivia, C. 1993.  "Returns to Investments in Small Ruminant Research in Indonesia:  The SR- CRSP in West Java."  Proceedings Small Ruminant Workshop. University of California, Davis.  pp.45-56.

Sheikh, D. and C. Valdivia. 1993. "Gender Differences in the Adoption of Dual Purpose Goat Technological Practices."  Proceedings Small Ruminant Workshop.  University of California, Davis. pp. 209-215.

Valdivia, C. 1992. "Assessing the Impact of Policy on Peruvian Small Ruminant Production Systems." Development Studies Paper Series.  Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development.  Morrilton, Arkansas.  24 pp.

 

 

Monographs

 

Valdivia, C. 1990. The Impact of Government Policies on the Small Ruminant Sector of Peru.  Unpublished PhD Dissertation.  Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri-Columbia. 

Valdivia, C. 1983.  A Comparative Analysis of Capital Accumulation in Two Peruvian Sheep Associative Enterprises:  Factors enhancing and restricting their development.  Unpublished M. Sc. Thesis. Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri, Columbia. 

 

 

Technical Reports and Synthesis Papers

 

Valdivia, C. J. L. Gilles, C. Jetté, R. Quiroz, R. Espejo. 2003. “Coping and Adapting to Climate Variability: The Role of Assets, Networks, Knowledge and Institutions.” In Insights and Tools for Adaptation: Learning from Climate Variability.  189-199. NOAA Office of Global Programs, Climate and Societal Interactions. Washington. DC.

Valdivia C. and J. L. Gilles. 2003. “Coping and Adapting to Climate Variability in the Andes: Strategies and Local Knowledge.” Presented at the 2003 Open Meeting Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change. 16-18 October. Montreal Canada.

Valdivia, C., S. Konduru, A. Raedeke, and J. Green. 2003. Landowner Characteristics and Perceptions. The Economic and Social Value of Agroforestry to Rural Development Projects. AEWP 2003-9. Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri. Columbia, MO.  AEWPs are available at http://www.ssu.missouri.edu/agecon/workingpapers/

Valdivia, C., J. L. Gilles, R. Quiroz and C. Jetté.  Final Report Climate Variability and Household Welfare in the Andes:  Household Adaptation and Use of Forecasts.  Submitted to NOAA, October 31, 2003.

Valdivia, C., C. Jetté, R. Quiroz, J. Gilles and S. Materer. 2001.   “Peasant Household Strategies  in the Andes and Potential Users of Climate Forecasts: El Niño of 1997-1998.” Agricultural Economics Working Paper AEWP-2001-4. Dept. of Ag. Economics, University of Missouri. Columbia, MO.

Materer, S., C. Valdivia and J. Gilles. 2001. “Indigenous Knowledge Systems: Characteristics and Importance to Climatic Uncertainty.” AEWP-2001-03. Dept. of Ag. Economics, University of Missouri. Columbia, MO.

Materer, S. and C. Valdivia. 2000. “Analysis of a Climatically Variable Production season.” AEWP-2000-10. Dept. of Ag. Economics, University of Missouri. Columbia, MO.

Materer, S. and C. Valdivia. 2000.  “Household Production Strategies in a Climatic Variable Zone.” AEWP-2000-9. Dept. of Ag. Economics, University of Missouri. Columbia, MO.

Valdivia, C. A. Raedeke, S. Hodge, J. Green and L. Godsey. 2000.  “The Economic and Social Value of Flood plain Agroforestry to Rural Development: A Baseline Economic and Social Profile of Producers in Northeast and Southeast of Missouri, The Fox-Wyaconda Watershed and Scott County.” AEWP 2000-4. Department of Ag. Economics MU. Columbia, MO.

Rastegari, S., C. Valdivia and B. Wells. 2000. “Women in Higher Education: Social Sciences at Land Grant Universities in the U.S.” Agricultural Economics Working Papers AEWP-2000-3. Department of Agricultural Economics, MU. Columbia, MO.

Valdivia C. 1999. “Farming Systems Economic Evaluation of Adaptive Research at Kisii, Kitale and Embu, KARI.”  Department for International Development (DFID) National Agricultural Research Project (NARP) II. March. (Mimeograph)

Valdivia, C. 1997. “Negotiating Transitions: Small Ruminant Technologies for Zones under Pressure in East Africa.” Johnson, S. (ed) Small Ruminant Global Livestock CRSP Annual Report Annual Report SR-CRSP. University of California, Davis. 221-240.

Valdivia, C. And C. Jetté. 1997. “Peasant Household Strategies Technologies and Diversification in Andean Fragile Lands.” AEWP-1997-6. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.

Haan, N. de, C. Valdivia, G. Njeru and D. Sheikh. 1996. “Of Goats, Groups, and Gender.”  Kenya SR-CRSP Technical Report Series TR-MU 96-01. Columbia, MO.

Valdivia, C. 1996. “Kenya Dual Purpose Goat: Sociological Analysis of Small Ruminant Production Systems.”  Johnson, S. (ed)  Small Ruminant CRSP Annual Report 1996. University of California, Davis. 20-38.

Valdivia, C. and M. Nolan. 1996. “Annual Report Sociological and Economic Analysis of Small Ruminant Production Systems.” SR-CRSP. MU, KARI, and Instituto Boliviano de Tecnología Agropecuaria. Columbia, MO.

Njoroge, W., C. Valdivia, J. Wachira and A. N. Mbabu. 1996. “An Economic Analysis of the  Production of Contagious Caprine Pleuropneumonia (CCPP) Vaccine in Kenya.”  Kenya SR-CRSP Technical Report Series. TR-MU 96-03. Columbia, MO.

Marks, L. A., E. Dunn and C. Valdivia. 1996. “Models of Household Decision Making.” Kenya SR-CRSP Technical Report Series TR-MU 96-2. SR-CRSP and KARI. Columbia, MO.

Valdivia, C. and C. Jetté. 1996. “Peasant Households in Semi-Arid San José: Confronting Risk Through Diversification Strategies.” IBTA 181/Tech. Rpt. 49/SR-CRSP 47. La Paz, Bolivia.

Valdivia, C., E. Dunn and J. Sherbourne. 1996. “Gender, Livestock and Household Peasant Production: Dairy and Diversification in Crop-Livestock Systems of an Andean Community.” SR-CRSP, MU. (Also in Spanish: Género, Ganado y Producción Doméstica Campesina: Ganadería Lechera y Diversificación Económica en una Comunidad Agropastoril.) IBTA 165/ Technical Report 33/SR-CRSP 31.  La Paz, Bolivia.

Valdivia, C. and M. F. Nolan. 1995. “Sociological and Economic Analysis of Small Ruminant Production Systems Project.  Sustainable Agropastoral Systems on Marginal Lands- Bolivia Component.” SR-CRSP. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.

Sherbourne, J. L., E. G. Dunn, C. Valdivia and M. F. Nolan. 1995. “Agropastoral Production Systems, Intrahousehold Resource Allocation and Household Member’s Domains: Five Case Studies from the Community of San José Llanga.”  IBTA 171/ Technical Report 39/ SR-CRSP. La Paz, Bolivia.

Céspedes, J. E., E. Dunn and C. Valdivia. 1995.  “Impactos de la Introducción de Leche en el Ingreso Familiar.  El Caso de la Economía de Subsistencia de San José Llanga.” (Impact of Dairy Adoption on Family Income: The Case of a Subsistence Economy, San Jose Llanga) IBTA 144/ Technical Report 12/SR-CRSP 14.  La Paz, Bolivia.              

Valdivia C. 1993. “The Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program in West Java, Indonesia: Small Farmer Technologies and Economic Returns to Investments in Research. Final Report.”   University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.

Handayani, S. W., R. B. Brown and C. Valdivia.1993. “Bio-Social Roles in Peasant Small Ruminant Production The Importance of Children and Women in Secondary Economic Activities.”  SR-CRSP Technical Report Series 109. Columbia, MO.

Valdivia, C. 1992. "Assessment of the Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program and the Economic Impacts of Small Ruminant Technologies in West Java Indonesia.”  Report to the SR CRSP and the Bean Cowpea CRSP at Michigan State University.  University of Missouri. Columbia, MO.

Valdivia, C. and M.  E. Bredahl. 1990. “The Impact on Exchange Rate Policy on Producers of Tradable Goods: Sheep Meat and Wool in Peru.”  Agricultural Economics Working Paper 1990-9, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri. Columbia, MO.

Valdivia, C.  1987. “Análisis del Desarrollo Económico y Social de Empresas Asociativas Ganaderas del Sector Agrario Reformado de Puno.” (Assessment of the Economic and Social Development of Livestock Cooperatives in Puno).  Final Report, CONCYTEC (National Council of Science and Technology) Grant. Lima, Peru.

 

Abstracts

 

Valdivia C. 2003. “The Economic and Social Value of Flood Plain Agroforestry to Rural Development.” 5th Annual UMCA Program Review. Nov 20-21.  University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry. Columbia, MO. 95-99.

Valdivia C. and J. L. Gilles. 2003. “Coping and Adapting to Climate Variability in the Andes: Strategies and Local Knowledge.” Presented at the 2003 Open Meeting Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change. 16-18 October. Montreal, Canada.

Barreda, C., C. Valdivia and R. Quiroz. 2003. Diversification of economic portfolios to deal with climate variability: Case study of livelihood strategies in two Andean communities. In Rural Livelihoods and Climate Variability: Insights for Adaptation to Longer Term Change.  2003 Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research Community, 16-18 October. Montreal, Canada.

Valdivia, C. S. Hodge and A. Raedeke. 2002. “Rural Livelihoods and Agroforestry Practices in the Missouri Flood Plains.” International Farming Systems Association. Small Farms in an Ever Changing World: Meeting the challenges of sustainable livelihoods and food security in diverse rural communities. Nov 17-20. Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Valdivia, C., R. Quiroz, P. Zorogastua and G. Baigorria. 2002. “Climate Variability, Andean Livelihood Strategies, Development and Adaptation in the Andean Region.” Invited presentation Climate and Development From Seasons to Centuries: How Our Understanding of and Responses to Seasonal Climate Variability Can Build Insight into Human Adaptation to Long-Term Climate Change.  2002 Spring Meeting American Geophysical Union,  7 May. Vol 83, No 19. 123.

Valdivia, C. 2001. “Andean Livelihood Strategies and the Livestock Portfolio.” American Anthropological Association 100 Annual Meeting. Invited Session, Contentments and Contentions: Living with Livestock. November 29- December 2. Washington DC. 437.

Gilles, J., S. Materer, and C. Valdivia. 2001. "Re-evaluating Climate Forecasting: Lessons from Indigenous Systems."   64th Rural Sociological Society Meetings, August 15-19. Albuquerque, NM.

Valdivia, C. J. L. Gilles, R. Espejo and R. Carrillo. 2001. “Current Users and Diffusion Nodes of Local Climate Forecasts in the Andes of Bolivia.” Communication of Climate Forecast Information. Abstracts. June 6-8. Palisades, NY. 44-45.

Gilles, J., F. Galindo, C. Valdivia, and S. Materer. 2000. “Knowing the Future: Climate Forecasting, Farmers and the Food System.”  63rd Rural Sociological Society Meetings,   August 14-18.  Washington D.C. Abstract and paper available.

Valdivia, C., J. L. Gilles, and S.  Materer. 2000. “Climate Variability, A Producer Typology and the Use of Forecasts: Experience From Andean Semiarid Small Holder  Producers.” Proceedings of the International Forum on Climate Prediction Agriculture and Development. International Research Institute for Climate Prediction. Palisades, NY. 31.

Valdivia, C. 2000. “Climate Variability and Household Welfare in the Andes: Farmer adaptation and use of weather forecasts in decision making.” The Human Dimensions Meeting of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. April 26-28, Tucson, AZ. 89.

Valdivia, C. 1998. “Gender, Livestock Assets and Resource Management: Lessons from the SR-CRSP.” Seventh International Symposium Society and Resource Management. Book of Abstracts. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. 92.

Coppock, D. L., C. Valdivia, J. de Queiroz, C. Jetté, M. Ortega, J. Yazman, and L. Markowitz.  “Coping with Ecological and Economic Perturbations in a Bolivian Agropastoral System: A Synthesis.”  Abstracts 50th Meeting Society for Range Management. February 16-21. Rapid City, SD. 37

Valdivia, C. and C. Jetté. 1997. “Peasant Household Strategies in the Bolivian Andes: Diversification and Technologies in Fragile Lands.” Poster paper. Meeting of the  International Association of Agricultural Economists.  10-15. Sacramento.  105.

Dunn, E., N. Kalaitzandonakes and C. Valdivia. 1996. “Riesgos e Impacto de los Servicios Dirigidos a Microempresas (Risks and Impact of Microenterprise Services). Informe AIMS No.4. August.

 

Presentation Papers and Posters

 

Espejo, R. J. Gilles, C. Valdivia and C. Jette. 2003. “Using Network analysis to improve forecast use among vulnerable farmers: The Case of Bolivia.” In Institutions and Governance. 2003 Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research Community. 16-18 October. Montreal, Canada.

Valdivia, C. and J. Gilles. 2002. “Climate Variability and Household Welfare in the Andes.” Poster. Principal Investigators Meeting, NOAA Human Dimensions of Global Change Research. October 23-25. Seabrook Island, SC.

Valdivia, C. 2002. “Local Level Factors Affecting Forecast Use and Application.” Proceedings Human Dimensions of Global Change Research Program Principal Investigators Meeting, October 23-25, Seabrook Island, SC.

Valdivia, C. 2001. “Andean Livelihood Strategies and the Livestock Portfolio.” American Anthropological Association 100 Annual Meeting. Invited Session, Contentments and Contentions: Living with Livestock.”  November 29- December 2. Washington D.C. Paper under review.

Valdivia, C. and R. Quiroz. 2001. “Rural Livelihood Strategies, Assets, and Economic Portfolios in Coping With Climatic Perturbations: A Case Study of the Bolivian Andes.” Paper presented at the Social Organization and Land Management Session, Integrated Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries, 28-31 August, International Center for Tropical Agriculture, CIAT. Cali, Colombia.

Valdivia, C., S. Hodge, and A. Raedeke. 2001.  “Rural livelihoods, production systems and farmers’ perceptions: Potential agroforestry practices as alternatives in Missouri.” Presented at “R&D Policies and Impact Assessment.” Organized by NC-208. March 30-31, University of California Berkeley. Berkeley, CA. 15pp.

Valdivia, C., C. Jetté, R. Quiroz, J. Gilles, and S. Materer. 2000.  “Peasant Household Strategies  in the Andes and Potential Users of Climate Forecasts: El Niño of 1997-1998.” American Agricultural Economics Association Selected Papers. July 30- August 2. Tampa, FL.

Sykuta, M., C. Valdivia, C. N. Ng’ang’a. 1999. “Organizational and Institutional Constraints on the Introduction of Agricultural Technologies in Developing Economies.” 3rd Conference, International Society of New Institutional Economics. Sept 16-18. Washington D.C.

Raedeke, A., J. Green, S. Hodge and C. Valdivia. 1999.  “Farmers’ Perceptions of Agriculture, Trees, and Agroforestry.” 62nd Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociology Society, August 4-8. Chicago, IL.

Valdivia, C. and C. Jetté. 1997. “Peasant Household Strategies in the Bolivian Andes:  Diversification and Technologies in Fragile Lands”. Poster Paper Meeting of the  International Association of Agricultural Economists. August 10-15. Sacramento CA.

Valdivia, C. 1997. “Negotiating Transitions: Regionalizing Kenyan Small Ruminant  Technologies to East Africa.” Small Ruminant CRSP. Tufts University. June 27-30. Boston.

Markowitz, L. and C. Valdivia. 1995.  “Technologies through time: contradictions in Andean systems of production.” 94th Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association.  December. Washington, DC. 12 pp.

Bendini, M. and C. Valdivia. 1995.  “Environmental Deterioration, Peasant Economics and Sustainable Development in Marginal Lands.  From Productionist to Sustainable Agriculture.  XVI Congress of the European Society for Rural Sociology. July 31- August 4. Czech Republic.

Sheikh, D. and C. Valdivia. 1994. “Technology Adoption of Dual Purpose Goats: Gender Roles.”  XXII International Conference of Agricultural Economists, August 22-29. Harare, Zimbabwe.

Dunn, E., J. Cespedes, and C. Valdivia. 1994. “Impacts of Cash Crop Expansion on Income Components in an Agropastoral Community of the Bolivia Altiplano.”  Selected paper, XVIII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association.  March. Atlanta, GA.

Valdivia, C. 1994.  “The Effects of Structural Adjustment Policies on Andean Agriculture.” Selected  paper, Latin American Studies Association XVIII International Congress, Panel Title:  Neoliberal Policy and the Dynamics of Land in Latin America. March. Atlanta, GA.

Valdivia, C., E. Dunn, J. Sherbourne, J. Céspedes and L. Markowitz. 1993.  “The Economics of Gender and Livestock:  Dairy Expansion and Agropastoral Systems in the Bolivian Altiplano.”  Organized session  Association for Women in Development Sixth International Forum October. Washington D.C.

Valdivia, C. 1991. “The Impact of Exchange Rate Policy on Producers of Tradeable Goods: Sheep Meat and Wool in Peru.” Selected Paper. Southern Agricultural Economics Association.  February. Fort Worth, TX.

 

Invited Presentations Seminars

 

CGIAR Systemwide Programme on Collective Action and Property Rights, presentation of the External Evaluation Panel Review to the Annual General Meeting.  November 1, 2002. Manila, Philippines.

Small Farmer Livelihoods and Agroforestry Practices in Missouri’s Northeast and Southeast” What’s New in Sustainable Food and Farming sponsored by The Community Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture Program. December 9 2002, Memorial Union, MU. Columbia, MO.

Moderator Small Farm Diversification and Competitiveness. International Farming Systems Association. November 18, 2002. Lake Buena Vista Florida.

The Economic and Social Value of Floodplain Agroforestry to Rural Development. Presentation at the 4th UMCA Annual Review. Nov 14-15 2002. Columbia, MO.

Local Level Factors Affecting Forecast Use and Application. Cross Cutting Themes. Human Dimensions of Global Change Meeting.  Oct 23, 2002.  Seabrook Island, SC. 

Estrategias de vida y el uso de pronósticos climáticos. El Niño del 97-98.  Seminar. August 15, 2002. International Potato Center. Lima Peru.

Activity Portfolios, Livelihood Strategies and Vulnerability.  Training Institute on Climate Variability and Food Security. International Research Institute for Climate Prediction (IRI).  July 22, 2002 Palisades, NY.

Methods for Eliciting Information: Survey Design and Interpretation.  Training Institute on Climate Variability and Food Security. IRI.  July 23, 2002.  Palisades, NY.

Our Global Communities. Presentation to EGRET January 28, 2002. MU. Columbia, MO.

Dealing with Climate and Other Changes in the Andes of Bolivia. Seminars at IRI Columbia.  January 16 2002.  Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory. Columbia University. Palisades, NY.

Economic impacts and sociopolitical aspects of Latino Immigrants and Rural Communities Course SW 301/401 Class September 23, 2002. University of Missouri. Columbia, MO.

 

 

 

Grants and Contracts Received/Managed/Pending

 

Principal Investigators

Grant Source

Project Title

Project Period

Award Amount

C. Valdivia

L. Marks

R. Quiroz

D. O’Brien

J. Gilles

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Communicating Climate Risks and Forecasts in the Andes: Local Knowledge, Scales and Networks

2004-2006

pending

 

C.  Valdivia

Faculty Development Project Award

Office of VPMAFD MU

Applications of climate forecasts and local knowledge in rural livelihood strategies under climate variability. Collaboration with IRI.

2001-2002

$2,400

C. Valdivia

J. L. Gilles

National Oceanic and  Atmospheric Administration

Climate Variability and Household Welfare in the Andes: Farmer adaptation and use of weather forecasts in decision making.

1999-2003

$347,581

C. Valdivia

A. N. Mbabu

Rockefeller Foundation

Institutionalization of the Socioeconomic Division at the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute: Continuing the Collaboration Between the University of Missouri and KARI

1999-2000

$100,842

S. Hodge

C. Valdivia

A. Raedeke

Environmental Protection Agency/ARS

A Floodplain Analysis of Agroforestry’s Physical, Biological, Ecological, Economics and Social Benefits

1998-2002

$380,000

C. Valdivia

M.E. Bredahl

Rockefeller Foundation

African Dissertation Internship Award for D. Sheikh

1998-2000

$ 17,873

C. Valdivia

W. Harrod

S. Henneberry J. Leach

S. Quisenberry

N. Raun

Ford Foundation

Women Leaders in Rural Development in Mexico. Collaboration of Colegio de Postgraduaos and MIAC Universities.

1997-2000

$ 54,900

C. Valdivia

Department for International Development, UK

Strengthening Social Sciences in Farming Systems Research, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute

1998-1999

$ 57,400

C. Valdivia

USAID

National Agricultural Research Project II - Technical Advisor Social Sciences Research

1997-1998

$ 18,400

C. Valdivia

University of California Davis - USAID

SR-CRSP

Negotiating Transitions: Small Ruminant Technologies for Zones Under Pressure in East Africa

1996-1997

$105,000

C. Valdivia

M. F. Nolan

University of California Davis USAID

SR-CRSP

Sociological and Economic Analysis of Small Ruminant Production Systems:

Kenya Dual Purpose Goat; Kenya Multivalent Vaccine

1995-1996

$179,530

$  37,000

C. Valdivia

M. F. Nolan

University of California Davis USAID

SR-CRSP

The Bolivia Synthesis Project

1994-1995

$ 21,040

E. Dunn

C. Valdivia

M. F. Nolan

University of California Davis - USAID

SR-CRSP

New Initiatives Fund: Small Ruminant CRSP Gender and Livestock: Dairy Expansion and Traditional Agropastoral Systems in the Bolivian Highlands

1993-1994

$ 12,000

C. Valdivia

University of California Davis USAID

SR-CRSP

Panel on Gender in Crop-Livestock Systems at the Association for Women in Development

1993

$  6,000

C. Valdivia

Bean Cowpea CRSP

SR-CRSP

Economic Impact Assessment of the SR-CRSP in Indonesia, Kenya and Peru

1992-1993

$ 60,000

C. Valdivia

SR-CRSP Linkage Grant  U. C. Davis

Book The Small Ruminant Sector of Peru:  Sheep Production, the Textile and Meat Industries

1991-1992

$  3,500

 

 

 

Workshops Organized

 

Climate Variability and Household Welfare in the Andes: Final Workshop.  February 26-27, 2003.  International Potato Center, Lima Peru.

 

Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors) in Missouri: A Call to Action. A conference led by the Hispanic and Latin American Faculty and Staff Association.  March 13-15, 2002. University of Missouri Columbia.  Co-Chairs: Corinne Valdivia (Agricultural Economics, MU) and Sylvia Lazos (School of Law, MU).

 

Climate Variability and Family Welfare in the Andean Region: Family Adaptation and the Use of Climate Forecasts in Decisions Making. Panel meetings of researchers and experts, organized in collaboration with the International Potato Center and Centro de Investigación de Recursos Naturales y Medio Ambiente (CIRNMA). First workshop: July 10-12, 2000 Puno, Peru. Second workshop: July 10-12, in Puno, Peru and 14-16 in La Paz, Bolivia.

 

Género y Educación Superior en México, Reino Unido y Estados Unidos. (International Symposium on Gender and Higher Education in Mexico, the U.K. and the US) in collaboration with Colegio de Postgraduados, MIAC, the British Council, and the Ford Foundation. November 17-18, 1998. Mexico City.

 

Kenya Agricultural Research Institute Socioeconomics Quantitative Training Workshop.  With faculty from Edgerton University.  June 15-19, 1998. Edgerton University, Njoro, Kenya.

 

Negotiating Transitions: Small Ruminant Technologies for Zones under Pressure in East Africa. Participatory Planning.  National Agricultural Research Systems from Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya, non governmental organizations working with livestock, donor institutions in the region, and US universities were involved. March 1997. Kenyan Agricultural Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya.

 

Kenyan Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) Socio-Economics Workshop:  Social Sciences in KARI's strategic planning of research. With Professor Daryl Hobbs, Rural Sociology MU for 45 social scientists.  June 20 - July 1, 1994. Nairobi, Kenya.

 

Sustaining Agropastoral Systems in the Bolivian Altiplano.  Lubbock Texas. 1991. Initial Workshop to develop the research program for the Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program in the Andes of Bolivia. Participants:  Principal investigators, national co investigators and research in range ecology, animal nutrition, economists and sociologists from the US and Latin America.

 

 

Collaborative Relations

 

·          Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Nairobi Kenya. 1992-present

·          International Potato Center, Lima Peru. 1999-present

·          Initiative on Collective Action and Property Rights, Washington D.C. USA. 1999, 2001-present

·          Colegio de Postgraduados, Texcoco, Mexico. 1997-present

·          Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina.  Since 2003

·          PROINPA Foundation for the Promotion of Andean Crops, La Paz, Bolivia. 1999-present

·          CIRNMA Natural Resources Research Center, Puno, Peru. 1999-present

·          Sistema Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria y  Alerta Temprana, La Paz, Bolivia. 2000-present

·          United Nations Development Program-Bolivia, La Paz, Bolivia. 1999-present

·          Center for Agroforestry, University of Missouri, Columbia.  1998-present

·          International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi Kenya. 1997-2000

·          Instituto Boliviano de Tecnología Agropecuaria, La Paz Bolivia. 1992-1996

·          Research Institute for Animal Production, Bogor Indonesia.  1991-1993

 

Teaching and Advising

 

Courses

AGEC 150:  World Food and Agriculture System taught to juniors and seniors.

AGEC 271: International Agricultural Development taught to majors.

AGEC 472  International Agricultural Development Policy, agricultural economics graduate students.

AGEC 400  Problems.  Policy Analysis, Welfare Analysis, Household /Peasant Economics, Gender Analysis, Case study methodology, Survey Research Methods. Graduate students.

 

Graduate Committees, Advisor or Member: Doctoral

Dekha Sheikh. 2000. Agricultural Economics. Methodologies to Assess Income, Consumption, and the Impacts of Livestock on Household Food Security. (advisor)

John Green. 2002. Rural Sociology. Community-Based Cooperatives and Networks: Participatory Social Movement Assessment of Four Organizations. (member)

Nicoline de Haan. 1999. Rural Sociology. The Role and use of social capital and social networks in development projects initiated to help marginalized farmers. (co-advisor)

Nu Nu San. 1995. Ag Economics. Dynamic Decision Making in Agricultural Households: Integrating Sheep and Crops with Smallholder Rubber Production in Indonesia. (member)

Joan Kagwanja. 2000. Ag Economics.  Determinants of Farm Level Soil Conservation Technology Adoption: Lessons from the High Rainfall, High Populated, Steep Sloped MT. Kenya Highlands, Embu Kenya. (member)

Sabina Mukoya-Wangia. 1998. Ag Economics. Household Production, Consumption, and Food Security Status in the Kakamega Region of Kenya.  (member)

Tabitha Madzura. 1998. Ag Education. Determining the appropriateness of agricultural education goals and curriculum content topics in rural Zimbabwe high schools.  (member)

Phankasem Kanokwan. Rural Sociology.  1998. Local Knowledge of the Northeast Thai Peasants for Sustaining Agriculture: An Analysis of Social Class and Gender. (member)

 

Graduate Student Advisor:  MSc

Cheston Easter, 2002. Agricultural Economics 2000-2002. Effects of Transaction Costs and Household Participation on Rural Market Integration within the Southern Highland Region of Peru. Unpublished MSc Thesis.

Susan Materer, Agricultural Economics. 2001. The Role of Potato Production in Diversified Household Economic Portfolios: Study of San José Llanga.  Unpublished M Sc Thesis Agricultural Economics.

Nancy N’gan’ga 1999  The Kenya Dual Purpose Goat Impact Assessment Project Case Study and Teaching Note. (co-advisor)

Kyoko Koga 2000  Small-Holder Management Decision-Making: A Case Study of Five Clusters in Kenya. 

Arif Haryana. 1995. The Rice and Fertilizer Price Policies in Indonesia: The Effects to Farmers and Consumers.

 

Committee Member: MSc

N. Duncan. 2003. Archeology. Archeological Testing at Antibal, Chilca Valley, Peru.

J. Gordon Arbuckle. 2002. Agricultural Economics. Microcredit and Enterprise Performance:  Impact Evidence from Peru.

Grace Njeru. 2001. Rural Sociology. Economic Development, Non-Monetary Relationships and Rural Community Viability in Kenya: A Review of the Literature.  

William Matthews. 1999. Agricultural Economics. Intergenerational Launching in Microenterprise Households in Lima, Peru. 

Kimberly Fender. 1997.  Agricultural Economics. Completed.  Empowerment Within the Household: A Study of Income Allocation in Bolivia. 

Roberto Zanvettor. 1995. Meteorology. Completed. Design of Agro- meteorological Network in Argentina.

Jorge Céspedes-Esteves 1993. Agricultural Economics. Completed. Dairy Production and Income Effects in Rural Bolivia.

 

 

Service and Professional Committees

 

            Department of Agricultural Economics

 

  • Resources and Development Thrust Member: 1997- present.
  • Graduate Studies Committee, Department of Agricultural Economics:  1994-1995 & 2000-2002.

·          Recruitment Committee: Three tenure-track positions in Agricultural Economics 2001.

·          Seminar Committee, Department of Agricultural Economics: 2000-2001.

·          Mission Statement Committee, Department of Agricultural Economics: 1999.

·          Qualifying Exam Committee, Department of Agricultural Economics: 1999.

·          Undergraduate Policy Committee, Department of Agricultural Economics: 1995-1996.

·          Graduate Recruitment Committee, Department of Agricultural Economics: 1994.

 

Social Sciences Unit

 

·          Representative Social Sciences Unit, Non Tenure Track Faculty Committee, CAFNR:  1998-1999 & 1999-2000.

·          Member, Internationalization Committee, Social Sciences Unit: 1992-1995.

·          Member, Position Recruitment Committees: 13 in Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology.

 

College of Agriculture Food and Natural Resources

 

·          Graduate Training Director for KARI researchers in the US. The World Bank: 1997-2003.

·          Chair, International Policy Planning and Strategy Committee, College of Agriculture Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR): 1998-1999 &1999-2000.

·          Representative, NC-208 Impact Analysis and Decision Strategies for Agricultural Research: 1998 to date.

·          Leader, Team Mid-American International Agriculture Consortium Women Leaders In Rural Development 1997-2000, and MU CAFNR representative since 1996.

·          Brown Graduate Research Fellowship Committee, CAFNR International Programs:1992-1995; 1996-1999; Chair, 2001-2002.

·          Chair, Spanish Advisory Committee, CAFNR EARTH Study Abroad Program: 1992-1993.

·          Member, International Policy Planning and Strategy Committee, CAFNR: 1992-1996.

 
University of Missouri

 

·          Director, Graduate Interdisciplinary Minor in International Development, Graduate School, MU: 1999-present.

·          Co-Chair, Cambio de Colores in Missouri Conference. Organizing Committee 2001-2002.

·          Member of organizing committee Cambio de Colores 2003.

·          President, Hispanic/Latin American Faculty and Staff Association, University of Missouri Columbia: 2000-2001;2001-2002.

·          Faculty representative, Hispanic/Latin American Faculty and Staff Association, University of Missouri Columbia: 2000.

·          Chair, Video and Seminar Series Committee, Hispanic and Latin American Faculty and Staff Association: 2000 and  2001. Organized HLAFSA Brown Bag Series, and The Hispanic Tapestry.

 

National

 

·          Panel review member, Human and Economic Dimensions of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Washington D.C.  February, 2000.

·          Reviewer, selected papers, American Agricultural Economics Association. 1998.

·          Member, Employment Subcommittee, Committee of Women in Agricultural Economics, American Association of Agricultural Economics. 1992.

 

International

 

·          External Evaluation Panel member Collective Action and Property Rights Initiative International Agricultural Research Centers, FAO. 2002.

·          Reviewer, Economic Development and Cultural Change. 2002.

·          Reviewer, Ecological Economics. 2001.

·          Reviewer, Agricultural Systems. 2001.

·          Guest Editor of Agriculture and Human Values. 2001.

·          Grant panel review member, CAPRi (Collective Action and Property Rights Initiative) a system wide effort of the CGIAR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) housed at the International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington D.C. March, 2001.

·          Grant panel review member, CAPRi (Collective Action and Property Rights Initiative) a system wide effort of the CGIAR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) housed at the International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington D.C. April, 2000.

·          Proposal reviewer for Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) Initial Science Program (ISP) Round II four proposals. 1997.

·          Member, Executive Technical Committee SR-CRSP, elected in 1995 through 1997.

·          Referee manuscript Agricultural Economics. 1996.

·          Member, Registration Committee, International Association of Agricultural Economics. 1993.

 

 Professional Affiliations

           

            Gamma Sigma Delta (Since 1992)

            Member, American Agricultural Economics Association (1986-present)

            Member, Committee on Women in Agricultural Economics (1988-present)

            International Farming Systems Association (2002-2003)

            Member, Agriculture and Human Values (1999-2003)

Member, International Society for New Institutional Economics (1999)

            Member, Sociedad de Investigación y Extensión en Sistemas Agropecuarios (1998-1999)

Member, International Association for Impact Assessment (1994-1998)

            Member, International Association of Agricultural Economics (1993-2002)

            Member, Latin American Studies Association (1993-1997)

Member, Southern Agricultural Economics Association (1991-1998)

 

Honors & Awards

 

President of the Hispanic and Latin American Faculty and Staff Association, University of Missouri-Columbia (2001, 2002).

Member of the doctoral faculty, University of Missouri-Columbia (Since 2000).            

Member of the graduate faculty, University of Missouri-Columbia (Since 1995). 

Gamma Sigma Delta (1992). 

Superior Graduate Achievement Award, Department of Agricultural Economics, MU (1989).

 

Languages

 

      Spanish and English: bilingual.

      Portuguese: understand spoken and written. German: 10 years of formal study, never used it.


Suggested References

 

Adiel Nkonge Mbabu

Technical Officer-Planning

ASARECA

P.O. Box 765, Entebbe, Uganda

E-mail: asarplan@infocom.co.ug

Phone: 256-41-321885, 320212, 320556

Fax: 256-41-321126

 

Ruth Meinzen-Dick

Senior Research Fellow

International Food Policy Research Institute

Coordinator Systemwide Program

Collective Action and Property Rights Initiative

Washington D.C.

Email: r.meinzen-dick@cgiar.org

Phone: 636-405-1711

 

Roberto Quiroz, Head

Department of Production Systems and Natural Resource Management

International Potato Center

Lima, Peru

R.Quiroz@cgiar.org

Phone: 51-1-3175312

 

Michael F Nolan

Unit Leader

Social Sciences Unit

University of Missouri Columbia

215 Gentry Hall

Columbia MO 65211

Email: nolanM@missouri.edu

Phone: 573-882-2745

 

Christian Jetté

Program Officer- Specialist in Public Policy

United Nations Development Program

Calle 14 esquina Av. Sánchez Bustamante Casilla 9072

La Paz Bolivia

Email: christian.jette@undp.org

Phone: 591-2- 2795544

 

Brady Deaton

Professor Agricultural Economics

Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

University of Missouri Columbia

114q Jesse Hall

Columbia MO 65211

Email: DeatonB@missouri.edu

Phone: 573- 882-6596

 

Jan Leach

Professor

Department of Plant Pathology

Kansas State University

4024 Throckmorton Plant Sciences

Manhattan, KS  66506-5502

Email:  jeleach@ksu.edu

Phone:  785- 532-1367